Format Film, Video
Dates 1903
Location East River
New York
Williamsburg Bridge
Language English
Subjects Bridges
East River (N.Y.)
New York
New York (State)
Parades
Press
Williamsburg Bridge (New York, N.Y.)
Title
Opening of new East River bridge, New York /
Created / Published
United States : Thomas A. Edison, Inc., 1903.
Subject Headings
-  Williamsburg Bridge (New York, N.Y.)
-  Bridges--New York (State)--New York
-  Parades--New York (State)--New York
-  Press--New York (State)--New York
-  East River (N.Y.)
Notes
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 28Dec1903; H40151.
-  Duration: 2:28 at 15 fps.
-  Camera, James Blair Smith.
-  Photographed December 19, 1903. Location: New York, N.Y.
-  The first view is from the roadway of the Williamsburg Bridge on the day of the opening. Close-ups of the parading dignitaries and members of the press [Frame: 0345] are seen. From another camera position, taken over the heads of the crowd, buildings around the waterfront are seen, and the dignitaries, led by a standard bearer again pass the camera. The banner reads "MAYOR." Next, a covered platform, draped in flag bunting is shown, where the people previously seen have gone to begin the ceremonies. There is a brass band playing in front of the platform [4910]. Next, an unidentified speaker, probably Mayor Seth Low, can be seen addressing the crowd.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Received: 12/28/03; paper pos; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection.
-  Received: 1989/90 from UCLA; arch neg; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
-  Received: 1991 from LC lab; ref print and dupe neg; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
Medium
1 roll (215 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
Call Number
LC 2112 (paper pos)
FEB 9844 (ref print)
FPE 5549 (dupe neg)
FPE 5625 (arch neg)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
lcmp002 m2b27839 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/lcmp002.m2b27839
Library of Congress Catalog Number
00694396
http://lccn.loc.gov/00694396


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